Claire Pooley

Claire Pooley is a Traumatologist and EMDR Practitioner, with Senior Accreditation as a Humanistic Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor with the BACP. Claire registered as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 1983 and went on to study Counselling in 1990 whilst working in the HIV field in South Africa.  Previously, an Area Manager in a  Mental Health Charity in the UK, she …

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Rachel Batten

Rachel specialises in delivering training for young people’s services, in particular conflict resolution, working with challenging behaviour, complex needs, and young people in gangs. She is a qualified teacher and restorative justice practitioner and has project managed youth alternate sector programmes for over ten years.  Rachel has delivered extensive training to services, including, The Home Office, the MET police, prison services, LEAP, MIND …

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Kendelle Bond

Kendelle founded the National Centre for Behaviour Change (formerly Zest Consultancy) in 2003 and has been specialising in behaviour change for over 16 years to date. Kendelle originally trained as a Midwife before moving into Public Health where she has passionately worked to integrate evidence-based practice into behaviour change interventions and practice through her one to one practice, consultancy and …

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Jayne Knights

Jayne has been delivering training in Brighton for 13 years. After qualifying as a social worker and working as an adviser in London, she finally made it to the seaside and has been in Brighton since the mid-80s, doing a variety of benefits-related jobs. Having had such a long immersion in benefits world, she is familiar with just about every …

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Alex Langridge

Alex Langridge

Having worked in mental health fields for over ten years, Alex is the regional coordinator for the International Stress Management Association and a qualified Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Alex is passionate about improving understanding of our mental health and works with participants in interactive and multi-sensory ways to encourage engagement and retention of learning. She has worked with the …

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Kate Dawson

Kate Dawson

Kate originally qualified as a social worker and has since gained 30 years’ worth of experience in the public sector and within mental health fields. Having contributed to development of the very first Adult Protection procedures in East Sussex, Kate has since managed safeguarding processes in a range of operational management roles. Now an independent trainer, she has worked with …

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Graeme Borrill

Graeme Borrill

Graeme is a training and development specialist with 20 years’ experience of delivering leadership, management and soft skills programmes to a range of private, public and voluntary sector organisations. His trainees have included, managers from the Independent Police Complaints Commission, the Line Management Group and Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service. In 2013, Graeme attained a ILM Level 7 Certificate in …

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Shaun Young

Shaun Young

Shaun has been working with vulnerable clients as a frontline worker for 20 years and backs up this professional experience with an honours degree in Behavioural Science. As a trainer since 1996, Shaun has since delivered training, consultancy and coaching to a wide range of organisations, including Mind, the University of Sussex and Maersk Shipping, and in countries as far …

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Phil Jameson

Phil has over 27 years’ experience teaching First Aid. He spent the first 25 years of his career in HM Prison Service as a PE teacher, teaching and practising First Aid on a regular basis, and now teaches full time around the UK. He consistently receives excellent feedback for the courses he delivers for BHT, for the lively and engaging …

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